Supports SungateKids’ mission to aid child abuse victims and their families
Over $94,000 raised at annual charity event
May 03, 2013
LITTLETON, Colo. – May 3, 2013 – Employees of Douglas County-based
tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings), a national provider of managed services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises in Colorado and throughout the U.S., raised more than $52,000 at the 2013 SungateKids Bowlathon. SungateKids is a Denver area-based non-profit children’s advocacy center for victims of child abuse and their families.
tw telecom employees came together for this annual charity event at Brunswick Zone XL in Lone Tree to bowl and raise money for SungateKids. Cheering on teams with names like Gutter Dusters, Superheroes for Kids, NAO Speedwagon, Rolling in the Cloud, Spare Me, and others, employees helped set a fundraising record for the annual charity event of more than $94,000. All proceeds go directly to support the mission of SungateKids.
SungateKids provides tremendous support and resources to the child victims of abuse and their families,” said Larissa Herda, Chairman, CEO and President of
tw telecom. “I am very grateful to our employees who gave of their time, their funds and their hearts to serve this very important charity.”
In a note to Larissa Herda and tw telecom employees, Diana Goldberg, Executive Director for SungateKids, said, “tw telecom strikes again. There are not words enough to express our gratitude and our excitement at the fundraising magic that you and your amazing team at tw telecom have pulled off once again. We are overwhelmed by the generosity of tw telecom employees who contributed to success of this event.”
SungateKids is a national leader in providing forensic interviews to child victims of crime. Victims of abuse are interviewed by trained forensic interviewers in a safe environment. SungateKids is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance and provides support services to victims and their families. The interviews conducted at SungateKids are instrumental in prosecuting perpetrators of abuse.
SungateKids, a 501c3 organization, based in Denver, is a national leader in providing forensic interviews and support for child victims of crime and abuse. SungateKids’ nationally recognized forensic interviewers provide families with hope and healing and are trained experts in the art and science of interviewing children. These experts help children safely reveal the truth about a crime. Last year, SungateKids' forensic interviewers conducted more than 700 interviews and provided ancillary services and ongoing support to over 1,000 children and their non-offending family members. For more information, visit www.sungatekids.org
About tw telecom inc.
tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, Colo., is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. tw telecom also delivers secure, scalable private connections for transport data networking, Internet access, voice, VPN, VoIP and security to large organizations and communications services companies. Employing a resilient fiber network infrastructure, robust product portfolio and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.
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